petechial


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pe·te·chi·al

(pe-tē'kē-ăl, pē-tek'-),
Relating to, accompanied by, or characterized by petechiae.

petechial

Etymology: It, petecchie
pertaining to tiny red or purple spots caused by an extravasation of blood into the skin. Compare ecchymosis.

pe·te·chi·al

(pĕ-tē'kē-ăl)
Relating to, accompanied by, or characterized by petechiae.

petechial

(pē-tē′kē-ăl)
Marked by the presence of petechiae.
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Considering the patient had acute respiratory failure, a petechial rash in remote areas far from the trauma, and starfield-patterned restricted diffusion in the brain, the diagnosis of CFE was made.
Petechial hemorrhages over external body parts were found in 11.
We evaluated the criteria for systemic lupus erythematosus and we had 4 criteria from 11 (Table 1): cutaneous modifications (with " butterfly" facial erythema, petechial eruption and trophic disorders at distal phalanges, erythematous plaque of thighs favorable evolution under corticotherapy from red purple to pale pink (Figure 4); ulcerative lesions of oral mucosae and pharynx--bloody crusts; blood analysis: pancitopenia with lymphopenia (1100/mmc); encephalitic neurologic damage of CNS.
Petechial and ecchymotic rashes were seen on the limbs and trunk.
Common clinical presentations were fever pallor body aches petechial hemorrhages and epistaxis.
A physical exam reveals 1 to 2+ edema with a petechial rash of both feet extending into the right leg and medial thigh.
Sexual abuse is also included in the differential diagnosis because of observation of ecchymoses and petechial foci in the genital region.
17) Endoscopic examination of the upper gastrointestinal tract of falcons affected with the viscerotropic form often shows petechial hemorrhages across the isthmus of the proventriculus and across the ventriculus.
While being investigated she developed a sepsis like picture with fever, petechial hemorrhages and hepatosplenomegaly.
Common clinical presentations were fever, pallor, body aches, petechial hemorrhages and epistaxis.
Infectious diseases featuring fever and rash that require emergency diagnosis and treatment include fever with rashes that are purpuric, petechial, or erythrodermic, Dr.
On physical examination, the patient was appropriately alert and oriented, and no abnormality was detected except for mucosal petechial hemorrhages and ecchymosis.